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Life Lately // June 2016

June 3, 2016

This post originally started as a “weekend wrap up” … OVER A MONTH AGO! Like, I’m talking APRIL. But life just got extra busy and the sleep started to get even harder to come by. So I was failing at putting words into sentences. Heck, most of the time I’m still struggling to put logical sentences […]

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Kid-Friendly Kitchen Crafts!

April 14, 2016

When I found out I was going to be a mom, I had visions of what Motherhood would be. You know, not just rainbows and butterflies. Or even meltdowns and panic attacks. Honestly, I had visions and dreams of coloring, painting, and other crafts! You know, typical kid stuff, right?? Wrong. Oh-so-wrong! It turns out boys […]

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The Only Banana Bread Recipe You Will Ever Need

March 30, 2016

Since I lost my job in December (eek – still stings a little to say!) I’ve been upping my domesticity game in a major way. Not only have I been keeping myself on a ‘cleaning schedule’ [ugh — that sounds terribly domestic], but I’ve also been trying to stay on a meal schedule of some […]

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tuesday randoms //

September 15, 2015

Even though it’s been roughly 90+ degrees and humid out, I’m happy to see that Autumn is right around the corner! The arrival of Pumpkin Spice Lattes can only mean one thing, right? I love seeing the Halloween decorations out in stores and other signs that the seasons are changing. It feels like as the […]

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A Valentines Day Treat!

February 14, 2012

My Pinterest obsession strikes again. This time in the form of Cake Batter Rice Krispy Treats. They are delicious. And definitely a great Valentine’s Day treat! Cake Batter Rice Krispy Treats Recipe: Ingredients: 3 Tbsp of butter 1 (10 oz) bag of mini marshmallows 1/2 Cup of dry yellow cake mix 6 Cups of Rice […]

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sugar cookies.

December 21, 2010

Sunday I baked my little heart out, so obviously I have a new cookie recipe to share with you. Before we get started I’m going to advise you of something: if you want to keep your sanity, do not double this recipe.  I had to learn the hard way. This recipe was supposed to yield […]

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my mom’s cut-out cookie recipe.

December 16, 2010

Every year as a child, our house would be full of baked goods from Thanksgiving through New Years. My mother is a baker. She always has been. And since before I can remember, I’ve been her little apprentice! So this year I finally asked my mom for her christmas cut-out cookie recipe. This is the […]

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fabulous oatmeal cookies.

December 7, 2010

I don’t know if I’ve mentioned this in the past, but I come from a baking family.  My mother is a baker. She has been since before I was born. Wedding cakes, graduation cakes, cookies, cannolis {yum!}. You name it. She bakes them. I attribute this to my love of baking.  Make me cook dinner, […]

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weekend wrap up.

October 18, 2010

Last week was a stressful week in the It’s A Hero household. It’s amazing what two misbehaving dogs will do to an already jam-packed week. If you guessed they cause stress and exhaustion, you would be correct. So Friday night BF and I got out of the house and went to dinner at Parasson’s Italian […]

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October 15, 2010

Weekend plans: – relax at home with some delicious fall food – run the Hartville McKinley Day 5k race on Saturday – take a nap – attend a Halloween party at the neighbors – …but first find a costume to wear to the party – lots of restorative yoga stretching – a few weekend chores […]

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